BTLH 2550
Daily $300

The Panasonic BT-LH2550 Monitor is a multi-format color LCD production monitor, with native 1920 x 1200 IPS Panel.  The monitor features a full range of professional level inputs including two auto-switching SDI (HD/SD) inputs (with switched output), component and RGB, and adds a DVI-D input. Additional tools include vectorscope and waveform monitor functions, a split-screen function that simultaneously displays two images side-by-side from two different type video inputs.

Please be aware that this monitor requires AC power and cannot be powered by on-board or block batteries. 

Main Features: 
• 1920 x 1200 resolution (WUXGA)
• Six color space settings for use in print to digital graphics to HD video: SMPTE, EBU, ITU-R BT.709, Adobe 2.2, Adobe 1.8, D-Cinema
• Wider color space than CRT models with two new color space modes Adobe gamma 1.8, Adobe gamma 2.2 and D-Cinema gamma 2.6
• Wide 178 horizontal and vertical viewing angles
• New split-screen function plays dual live pictures (1 each: SDI, DVI, Component or Video)
• Built-in waveform monitor and vectorscope functions from SDI (HD/SD) input (representing all picture lines)
• Exceptionally accurate color reproduction and improved contrast and black levels
• Three-dimensional 10-bit 3D LUT offering virtually the same color
• Offers a variety of professional functions including split-screen/freeze frame (live input vs. freeze frame), marker and blue-only, and cross hatch overlay display
• Time code and closed caption capable (closed caption on video input only)
• Embedded audio decoder on board (via Headphone Jack)
• 8 Channel audio level meters
• Cine-gamma Film-Rec compensation function for use with cameras such as the Panasonic AJ-HDC27 VariCam HD Cinema Camera and the new AJ-HPX3700 and AJ-HPX2700 P2 HD VariCam camcorders
• Inputs/outputs include: DVI-D input and two HD-SDI/SDI Auto switching inputs with switched output, component video (Y/Pb/Pr), RGB, PC RGB, external sync, RS-232C/GPI remote control terminals, speaker and headphone jack
• Five programmable user buttons for easy access to functions
• Desk stand included; compatible with VESA mounts (100mm x 100mm or 200mm)
• Separate 24 Volt AC Adapter supplied; AC cord (5.58 ft.) and 4-pin XLR DC cord (6.56 ft.) included

Technical Specs

Panel Size: 26 inch

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Resolution: 1,920 x 1,200 pixels (WXGA)

Display colors: Approx. 16,770,000 colors

Viewing Angle: 178° (both horizontal and vertical)

Video Input/Output:: Video:

  • BNC x 2, (with through-out connector)
  • Y/PB/PR. RGB: BNC x 6 (with through-out connector x 3)
  • SYNC/HD: BNC x 2(with through-out connector x 1)
  • VD: BNC x 2(with through-out connector x 1)
  • SDI: BNC x 3 (switched-out connector x 1)
  • DVI-D (HDCP, TMDS Single Link): DVI-D x 1

Vertical frequency:

  • 50.0 Hz to 60.0 Hz

Horizontal frequency:

  • 31.5 KHz to 67.5 KHz

Audio input:

  • Pinjack x 2 (stereo)

Headphone Output:

  • M3 stereo mini jack x 1

External DC Power Input:

  • XLR, 4pin (Supplied AC adapter only)

SDI Embedded Audio:

  • HD-SDI : SMPTE299M standard, 48 kHz, 8CH synchronous/asynchronous
  • SD-SDI : SMPTE272M standard, 48 kHz, 4CH synchronous

Power Requirement:

  • DC 24 V 4.5 A, DC 5 V 0.03 A

AC adapter In:

  • 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz, 1.6 A to 0.6 A

Dimensions (WxHxD):

  •  Main unit only; not including stand: 599 mm x 410 mm x 100 mm (23-5/8" x 16-3/16" x 3-15/16") -

Operating Temperature:

  • +5°C to +35°C (41°F to 95°F)

Operating Humidity:

  • 20 % to 80 % (non-dew)


  • 9.7 kg (21.4 lbs) (Including stand), 8.2 kg (18.1 lbs) (not including stand)

Storage Temperature:

  • —20°C to +60°C (—4°F to 140°F)

*The specifications shown above are subject to change without notice


Our Kit

Our rental kit includes:

  • Panasonic BT-LH2550 Production Monitor
  • Custom Monitor Yoke Bracket
  • Panasonic Monitor Hood for BT-LH2550
  • Monitor Plexi Glass
  • Universal Lockdown
  • Panasonic VEK0N61 Power Supply with AC Cable
  • 4 Pin XLR 12 Volts Power Cable
  • 2x 25' HDSDI-BNC Cable

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